Publications Produced by Media Rights Agenda

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Don’t Hit the Switch: Making the Case Against Network Disruptions in Africa

Freedom of Information Newsletters

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Newsletters are monthly publications which aggregated news, information and analyses about the usage of the FOI Act and its implementation in Nigeria while also sharing global FOI best practices and developments. A total of 11 editions spanning June 2014 to April 2015 were published.

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No. 1 June 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No. 2 July 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No. 3 August 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No. 4 September 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 5, October 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 6, November 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 7, December 2014

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 8, January 2015

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 9, February 2015

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 10, March 2015

FOI Newsletter Volume 1 No 11, April 2015

Reporting Impunity: Report from the Monitoring of Print Media Coverage of Impunity Issues. Seven monthly reports from June 2013 to December 2013.

Variety of Other Publications

Impunity Reporting Toolkit for Journalists: Identifying and Reporting Impunity in the Electoral Process in Nigeria

State of Internet Governance in Nigeria, 2013

Freedom of Information Baseline Assessment: Report from MRA FOI Audit of Federal MDAs in Nigeria, 2012 – 2013

Freedom of Information Act Research Report, June 2014

Freedom of Information Training Manual for Civil Society Orgnisations

Manual on Freedom of Information and Elections

Uncovering Power Sector Procurement and Contracting Processes: A Guide for Journalists. Produced on behalf of the Nigerian Contracting Monitoring Coalition.

MRA produced six sector-specific guidelines for using the Freedom of Information Act, as follows:

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Environment Sector

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Gender Sector and on Women Issues

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Youth Sector

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Agriculture Sector

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Health Sector

Guidelines for Using the Freedom of Information Act for Civil Society Organisations Working in the Public Finance Management Sector

MRA’s Publications on the Freedom of Information Act, 2011

Freedom of Information Act, 2011

Citizens’ Guide to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011

Freedom of Information Act, 2011: Simplified and Abridged Version

Frequently Asked Questions about the Freedom of Information Act, 2011

The Role of the Media in the Effective Implementation of the Freedom of information Act, 2011

Research into Existing Laws Identifies Opportunities for Public Access to Information

Reports of Research into Existing Laws and Regulations in four West African countries which identifies opportunities for public access to information and an Access to Information Monitoring Exercise

  1. Windows for Transparency – Nigeria
  2. Windows for Transparency – Ghana
  3. Windows for Transparency – Liberia
  4. Windows for Transparency – Sierra Leone and
  5. Ask, and You May Receive

Annual Reports on the State of the Media

 At A Crossroads: Year 2000 Annual Report on the State of the Media in Nigeria

 A Harvest of Blooms: 1999 Annual Report on the State of the Media in Nigeria

 Back from the Brink: 1998 Annual Report on the State of the Media in Nigeria

 Sentenced to Silence: 1997 Annual Report on the State of the Media

         Reports of Broadcast Monitoring Project         Reports of Print Media Monitoring                                    Project

Airwaves Monitor January 2002                           Print Monitor January 2002

Airwaves Monitor December 2001                        Print Monitor December 2001

Airwaves Monitor November 2001                        Print Monitor November 2001

Airwaves Monitor October 2001                            Print Monitor October 2001

Airwaves Monitor September 2001                       Print Monitor September 2001

Airwaves Monitor August 2001                              Print Monitor August 2001

Airwaves Monitor July 2001                                   Print Monitor July 2001

Airwaves Monitor June 2001                                  Print Monitor June 2001

Airwaves Scorecard June 1999                              Media Scorecard June 1999

Airwaves Scorecard May 1999                              Media Scorecard May 1999

Airwaves Scorecard April 1999                             Media Scorecard April 1999

Airwaves Scorecard March 1999                          Media Scorecard March 1999

Airwaves Scorecard February 1999                      Media Scorecard February 1999

Airwaves Scorecard January 1999                        Media Scorecard January 1999

 

Executive Watch
A Public Assessment of President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Government Policy Statements and Actions

Nigerians Score Obasanjo Low On Security (January 2002)

Budget 2002 Not In Favour Of The Masses – Nigerians (December 2001)

Stop Using Soldiers For Domestic Peace-keeping – Nigerians Tell Obasanjo (November 2001)

Probe Payment on Railway Contract, Nigerians Tell Obasanjo (October 2001)

Use GSM Licence Fees To Develop Telecommunications Sector – Nigerians Tell Obasanjo (September 2001)

Nigerian Oppose Use of ID Card for Elections (August 2001)

Nigerians Suspect President Obasanjo’s Motive For the Recent Cabinet Reshuffle (July 2001)

Two Years On: Nigerians Score President Obasanjo Low (June 2001)

Nigerians Slam Campaigners For Second Term For President Obasanjo (May 2001)

Nigerians Oppose Deregulation Of The Petroleum Sector (April 2001

 Nigerians Approve Purchase of Presidential Jets (March  2001

Nigerians Support FG’s Suit on Resource Control (February 2001)

November 1999

January 2000

February 2000

May 2000

June 2000

September 2000

October 2000

December 2000

 

 First Set of MRA’s Publications

Media Rights Bulletin Vol. 1. No. 1 (html) or Click here to download the whole document in PDF format

Campaigning for Access to Information in Nigeria: A Report of the Legislative Advocacy Programme for the Enactment of a Freedom of Information Act

Broadcasting in Nigeria: Unlocking the Airwaves (with ARTICLE 19)

Unlocking Nigeria’s Closet of Secrecy: A Report on the Campaign for a Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria

Unshackling the Nigerian Media: An Agenda for Reform (with ARTICLE 19)

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